Running Start at Green River College
Running Start is an exciting and nationally recognized option that allows high school juniors and seniors to enroll in college courses tuition-free. Credits earned at Green River are transferable to most four-year colleges and universities, and can satisfy high school graduation requirements. Students may attend classes at Green River full-time or part-time, depending on high school enrollment. Learn more by viewing our online information session.
Registration Dates & Deadlines
|Quarter||EVF Priority Processing Date||Returning Student Registration Opens||New Student Registration Opens||Classes Begin|
|Winter 2021||November 6, 2020||November 17, 2020||November 30, 2020||January 4, 2021|
|Spring 2021||January 29, 2021||February 9, 2021||February 18, 2021||March 31, 2021|
About Running Start
Learn more about the Running Start program here!
Getting Started with Running Start
All of the steps and process to getting started with Running Start
Running Start Forms
All of our important forms for future and current Running Start students
High School Equivalency Guides
Information regarding High School graduation requirements for Running Start students
Academic Standards for all Running Start students.
Frequently Asked Questions
Frequently asked questions for future students, current students, and parents/guardians
The Running Start staff are dedicated to supporting Running Start students' education at Green River College. Students can seek advising for course placement, educational planning, transfer planning and other needs. We offer support through various formats and programs such as orientations, appointments, workshops, email and social media.Meet the Staff
Hours of Operation
Phone Hours: (253) 288-3380
|8 a.m. to 12 p.m.|
|9:30 a.m. to 12 p.m.|
Zoom Virtual Lobby Hours:
|9 a.m. to 3 p.m.|
|2 p.m. to 5 p.m.|
|9 a.m. to 3 p.m.|
|2 p.m. to 4:30 p.m.|
If you have any questions about Running Start or would like to schedule an appointment to meet with an Educational Planner please do not hesitate to contact us!
Virtual lobby: Connect with us via Zoom - see hours of operation page for availability.
Text reminders: text @grcrs to 253-948-9470
The Running Start Office is located in the Student Affairs Building (SA 135) on the Main Campus.
NOTE: The Campus is closed to the public for the remainder of the calendar year, 2020.
12401 SE 320th Street
Auburn, WA 98092-3699